Adult Courses

With a wider choice of courses, flexible delivery options and funded places on offer, there’s never been a better time to take up lifelong learning at Wigan & Leigh College.

More than 3,500 adults join us each year to change their lives through learning. So if you want to gain the skills and knowledge you need to fulfil a lifelong ambition, secure a promotion, change your career, or learn a skill in
your spare time and meet new friends along the way, what are you waiting for?

Whatever the reason, you will receive the very best support and advice from our experts here at Adult College.

Are you currently unemployed and want to gain skills to help your career aspirations?


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Student Achievements

Hattie Kinder
Level 2 in Hairdressing
Renaissance Salon

Hattie Kinder, 24, from Blackrod, is looking for a career change. With a background in fashion and photography becoming a hair stylist isn’t too far removed from her artistic roots.

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Merveille Atatama
Level 1

Merveille Atatama enrolled on an ESOL here and wants to eventually qualify as a teacher.

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Natalie Hamilton
Certificate in Education
One Vision Media

Natalie graduated from the University Centre in 2017 with a Certificate in Education and it has enabled her to continue teaching adults with learning difficulties.

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Kerry MacGregor
Access to Higher Education in Teaching
Primary School Teacher

Kerri MacGregor was unsure about how to get started about how to get started but found out about the Access course at the College and was surprised that in just one year she could be in a position to apply for a university course that would help her to become a primary school teacher.

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Jane Shambley
Access to Higher Education Diploma - Health
BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing at Liverpool John Moores University -

"I have been a taxi driver for the past 10 years and have always wanted to go back in to education but never made the steps to do it...

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